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Senior Attorney

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 771875BR Location Singapore Singapore Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Jan. 12, 2021

Job Summary:

Direct-to-Consumer and International focused on the Disney+ Hotstar business in SE Asia markets

Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal support and advice as necessary for the expansion and growth of Disney’s businesses in South East Asia and in particular with regard to Disney’s direct to consumer businesses.
  • Contract drafting, review, negotiations and interpretation for marketing, partnerships, distribution, promotions and other commercial activities.
  • Preparation of memoranda, advice and correspondence.
  • Liaision with outside counsel.
  • Negotiation with counterparties to agreements relating to Disney businesses in South East Asia.
  • Research and advice on business legal and regulatory issues.
  • Coordination and collaboration with, and where applicable supervision of, other members of Disney’s Legal Department to provide legal support and advice.
  • Working knowledge of technology services and platforms and online streaming businesses is required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • LL.B. or JD or equivalent. Singapore or commonwealth qualified lawyer preferred.
  • A minimum of 8-10 years of legal experience ideally in a digital media business in SE Asia, or at a minimum in a law firm or multinational corporate legal department, focused on corporate/commercial and IP practice.
  • Excellent writing, negotiating and drafting skills in English.
  • Admitted to practise law in Singapore and/or other English-speaking jurisdiction.
  • Solid experience and understanding in issues concerning corporate/commercial law and intellectual property law, particularly copyright, trademark, consumer, advertising and data privacy laws and regulations.
  • Keen analytical insight and strong legal capability.
  • Understanding of the legal and business customs and practices of a US-based multinational enterprise.
  • Familiarity and experience with business practices of the media and entertainment industry.
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

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About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney +, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia) Pte. Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

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